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Address: Kansas City, MO 64108
Activities: Drinking, Nightlife
Description: Historic district of Kansas City filled with renovated buildings, museums...
Historic district of Kansas City filled with renovated buildings, museums and a performing arts center.
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Historical Color

Historically interesting area of Kansas City, primarily focusing on jazz music. During the day a walk up and down the block offers a few choices for lunch, the American Jazz... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Lakeland, Minnesota
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Lakeland, Minnesota
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341 reviews 341 reviews
115 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Historically interesting area of Kansas City, primarily focusing on jazz music. During the day a walk up and down the block offers a few choices for lunch, the American Jazz Museum, and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (housed in the same building.) Beautiful murals in the neighborhood depict various aspects of African-American history. At night there's usually something going on... More 

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Boston,MA
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215 reviews 215 reviews
87 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was a up and coming community that diminished and now Kansas city is revitalizing it. Its colorful and fun with plenty of things to do. You can park and walk and there's no limit to the neat things that you'll find on this short walk. Really awesome.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Don't go here during the day! We wouldn't get out of the car! We heard more things are going on during the evening. We thought it sounded pretty good, but left very disappointed.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The only bad thing I have to say about this festival was that they didnt serve Ribs this year. Other than that we were thrilled to listen to Bobby Lyle, Pieces of a Dream, Maysa, and Con Funk Shun. The food in the VIP section was superb and plentiful. Great vendors selling really unique items as well as all types... More 

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Islip, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Great museum....full of history... Recommended to any jazz buff. Several displays of Charlie Parker, Lou Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. Attached to the Blue Room. Great Jazz music on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and maybe Sunday.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I live locally in kansas city, and know that there are certain places you dont want to find yourself at night, 18th and vine is one of those places. While, downtown kansas city (main street/broadway) are safe, I would be weary to venture too far away from those areas.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Good variety of music besides jazz & blues but what activity and warm greetings. Have made it a regular stop.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Not a good experience. Not enough porter potties. Hard to hear the band. Food vendors ran out of food

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Independence, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Went to the Blue Room. Enjoyed Big Band sound. Drinks were expensive and no refills unless you paid full price again for sodas. No food offered so no appetizers or anything to help pass the time. Music is great though but needs to offer more as far as food and drink. Drinking one $3 coke for 4 hours just was... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Unforunately do my timeing of my visit the "Blue Room: was closed sono live performances were avaiable to listen to and enjoy.

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